Melissa Lovell started The Organic Mamas back in 2004 when she had her first baby and realized that she didn’t want her child exposed to the chemicals associated with conventional fabrics.
Stash fabric and the need for portable storage are practically all that you need to sew up these quick, easy, and awesomely useful drawstring bags.
I have what you might call a vintage pillowcase obsession. I can’t pass up those beautiful pillowcases at the thrift store. A pillowcase has just the right amount of fabric for my sewing project ideas! Want to get in on the pillowcase sewing action? Here are some pillowcase crafts to kick things off:
Save energy and have fun while crafting up a draft dodger to keep the warm air inside your house this winter.
When you add up all of the disposable paper products that we use on a daily basis, it equates to tons and tons of paper every year. Reusables not only save resources, they save you money. Imagine the savings if your family cut its paper towel use in half or even cut them out all together?
Here are some crafty ideas to get you started on the road to reuse!
Is Sewing for Dummies the answer to a stitchless life?
A large percentage of the heat we lose in our homes escapes right through the windows. If you aren’t able to replace old windows with efficient ones, you can still help keep your home cozy and use less electricity or natural gas by whipping up nice, heavy curtains to help insulate drafty windows.
Do you have a pile of old sweaters that no longer fit but you just can’t bear to throw them out? How about reusing and upcycling them into something else?
Here are ten crafty ways to reuse old sweaters.
How do you sew a t-shirt? Armed with the right stitches, you can totally sew jersey fabric, even if you don’t have a serger.
Got an old tee lying around? Try one of these super cute t-shirt crafts for babies!
Got a favorite afgan or other knit piece? Here’s how to sew with knitted or crocheted fabrics without things falling apart.